Graduate students and early career faculty focusing on peace and conflict are invited to submit proposals for the inaugural Notre Dame Young Scholars Peace Conference, to takes place November 6-7, 2015.
The recently published Oxford Handbook of Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding, edited by Atalia Omer, Scott Appleby, and David Little, provides a comprehensive scholarly account of the role of religion in contributing to conflict and fostering peace.
Sidney Tarrow, Emeritus Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government at Cornell University, will discuss "Seeking Peace in Wartime; Opposing War in Peacetime" on April 30.
Emmanuel Aliba Kiiza, national secretary for justice and peace for Uganda's Catholic bishops, will spend three months at the Kroc institute conducting research on reconciliation.
Gautam, a history and peace studies major, will be honored for academic excellence and commitment to service in peace and justice.
Led by Prof. George A. Lopez, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century" will be held June 15-19, 2015, at the University of Notre Dame.
This year's Nobel Laureates, individuals from two countries in conflict with one another, share a commitment to children's rights.
Janna Hunter-Bowman, a Notre Dame doctoral student in theology and peace studies, is the recipient of the first Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellowship in Peace Studies.
The four new doctoral students will specialize in anthropology, political science, psychology and theology.
Political protest, religion and peace, foreign policy, international development, and environmental justice are among the issues Notre Dame peace studies students will study in more than 60 peace studies courses offered during the 2014 fall semester.